Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Billy Idol performs acoustic versions of Bitter Taste single and classic tracks

Billy Idol unplugged for a performance of his 2021 single, “Bitter Taste”, and a handful of classic tracks during a September 6 session on Southern California radio station 88.5 FM KCSN, and the independent media outlet is sharing video of the appearance.

Idol and guitarist Steve Stevens joined host Mookie to discuss a variety of things, including the inspiration behind the tune, which will be featured on the rocker’s forthcoming EP “The Roadside”, when it’s released on September 17.

The live radio session also included performances of Idol classics “White Wedding", “To Be A Lover", and "Rebel Yell."

88.5 FM is a non-profit, non-commercial radio station based in Southern California and is a service of California State University, Northridge and Saddleback College; check them out online at

Idol is currently playing a series of US concert dates, which will include a Las Vegas residency at The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan in October.

Billy Idol
"The Roadside" EP

Release date: September 17

01. Rita Hayworth
02. Bitter Taste
03. U Don't Have To Kiss Me Like That
04. Baby Put Your Clothes Back On

See also:

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Billy Idol announces Las Vegas residency dates
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